Arcam FMJ P49 power amplifier Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Analog Sources: Linn Sondek LP12 turntable with Lingo power supply, Linn Ekos tonearm, Linn Arkiv B cartridge.
Digital Sources: Antipodes DX Reference music server; Ayre Acoustics C-5xeMP universal player; Apple 2.7GHz i7 Mac mini running OS10.7, Audirvana Plus 1.5.10, iTunes 11, Pure Music 2.0; PS Audio PerfectWave DirectStream D/A converter; dCS Vivaldi digital playback system; AudioQuest JitterBug USB filter; Ayre Acoustics QA-9 USB A/D converter.
Preamplification: Channel D Seta L phono preamplifier.
Power Amplifiers: Parasound Halo JC 1, Pass Labs XA60.5 (both monoblocks).
Loudspeakers: GamuT RS7, KEF LS50, PSB Imagine T3, YG Acoustics Carmel 2.
Cables: Digital: AudioQuest Coffee USB, Kubala-Sosna Elation! AES/EBU, Transparent USB (with dCS). Interconnect (balanced): AudioQuest Wild Blue. Speaker: Kubala-Sosna Elation!. AC: Kubala-Sosna Elation!, manufacturers' own.
Accessories: Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II & PE-1 AC line conditioners (computers, hard drive); ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusor panels; Ayre Acoustics Myrtle Blocks; Target TT-5 equipment racks; AC power comes from two dedicated 20A circuits, each just 6' from breaker box.—John Atkinson

US distributor: The Sound Organisation
1009 Oakmead Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011
(972) 234-0182

James.Seeds's picture

A look inside reveals sparseness I expected for $5000 US a little more meat this is something right out of an Outlaw Audio catalogue

JimCorbet's picture

Just bought this unit. For 3400 pounds you would think Arcam would be able to put some nice proper black screws on the unit. Some on my unit are discoloured and other are scratched up. Who know how the unit looks inside?